This page lists 50 light tints and dark shades of gray, including HEX and RGB color names and codes. Gray is the color that sits between black and white. Gray is very versatile, and it can be used for many different purposes, and it combines well with a lot of different colors.
Gray is the color mostly connected to the associations of neutrality, maturity, detachment, wisdom and conservatism.
Some of the most common and popular shades of grey include, shadow, ash, charcoal, graphite and slate.
50 Shades of Gray – Names & Color Codes
HEX # ACACAC
RGB 172 172 172
RGB 88 77 77
Ash is a medium to light shade of gray. HTML ash gray is a light pale gray. The name Ash has been used in connection with a color for around 700 years. It’s also a common hair dye color.
RGB 58 55 58
Shadow is a medium to dark version of gray. It comprises of the three primary colors in almost even amounts.
RGB 35 32 37
Charcoal is a dark shade of gray, with a very slight bluish undertone. You will find different variations of charcoal, depending on what website you visit. Some versions have a much more distinct blue tone.
RGB 89 75 91
Graphite as a color varies depending on where you look. It ranges from a very dark gray shade, to a medium tone with a slight blue appearance to it.
RGB 66 62 83
Slate is a medium strength shade of gray with a fairly noticeable inclusion of blue. It represents the average color of the slate material.
RGB 53 46 50
Iron is a dark shade of gray which represents a common color of the metal iron. You will also find lighter tints, and darker shades of iron.
RGB 152 150 170
Coin is a light tint, resembling the color of an ancient Roman coin. It could also be classed as silver.
RGB 95 95 95
Pebbles come in a range of different shades of gray. However, this particular one is dark gray.
RGB 62 62 77
Lead is a medium to dark shade with a slight hint of blue visible.
RGB 196 203 196
Rhino is a light tint of gray, which resembles the color of the white rhino.
RGB 125 121 129
Fossil is a light variation, and it has a few different versions.
RGB 67 67 79
Anchor is a dark gray shade with a slight bluish tone to it.
RGB 91 84 95
Smoke gray is a medium shade with a slight bluish appearance.
RGB 98 88 100
Fog is a medium gray shade. It has a warmth to it, it resembles a color similar to taupe.
RGB 121 124 126
Steel is a light gray. It resembles a common color of steel metal.
RGB 127 132 135
Lava gray is a medium to light tint of gray.
RGB 79 78 94
Porpoise is a medium gray. It represents the common color of the porpoise, which is a dolphin-like marine mammal.
RGB 135 128 124
Mink is a warmer light gray. It resembles the fur color of the small mammal, the Mink.
RGB 128 130 126
Seal gray is a medium to light shade. It’s based on the common color of the marine mammal of the same name.
RGB 150 154 157
Pewter is a light gray tint. It’s a metal made mostly of tin. It was known to be used by the ancient Romans for utensils.
RGB 81 75 76
Wolf gray has a few different variations. However, this one is a relatively dark shade of gray.
RGB 131 131 128
Battleship is a light gray, named after the average color of battleships.
RGB 94 90 90
The shade represents the average color of the dolphin, a marine mammal. It could be described as a medium gray shade.
RGB 88 84 77
Thunder is a medium shade of gray, and it’s an often used car color paint.
RGB 55 57 58
Onyx is one of the darkest shades of gray. It’s the color of the onyx stone. Onyx gray is also sometimes used to describe the shade of dark concrete.
RGB 83 78 79
Vampire is a dark shade of gray. It’s used to describe the black and gray colors of Halloween.
RGB 113 113 113
Sonic is a medium light tint. It’s a color semi-popular with car paint.
RGB 56 56 56
Jet is a strong and dark gray.
RGB 186 191 196
Cloud is a light gray tint. It resembles the color of gray, rainy clouds.
RGB 103 103 103
Dim is a dark shade of gray, and it has equal amounts of the RGB colors.
RGB 117 119 115
Carbon has a medium tone with a very slight green influence.
RGB 217 217 217
Gainsboro gray is a light tint, and it comprises of red, green and blue in equal amounts.
RGB 192 192 192
HEX # 868A84
RGB 134 138 132
Echo is a medium gray shade with the slightest greenish tinge.
RGB 127 129 133
Cold gray has a slight hint of blue due to its RGB color balance.
RGB 160 165 165
Silent film is a lighter tint of gray.
RGB 187 183 175
This is the approximate average light medium color of silk gray.
RGB 147 149 153
Ultimate gray is a medium shade of gray and it was 2021s pantone color of the year.
RGB 127 127 127
Dark silver or silver shade, as it’s sometimes called, is a medium gray shade. It has exactly even amounts of its RGB colors.
RGB 187 196 196
This is one of the lighter tints of gray which represents the color of light mist.
RGB 236 237 241
Bright gray sounds a bit like a contradiction in terms. However, here we are. As a color, it’s a light tint of gray with slightly higher amounts of blue in its RGB mix.
RGB 124 123 119
Dove gray is a medium shade.
RGB 191 199 206
Ice is a light gray with a higher value of blue.
RGB 182 180 161
French gray has a very slight yellowish, therefore warmish tone to it.
RGB 83 83 83
This dark shade of gray was named after Henry Davy. The name Davy, being linked to the color, was approximately first used around the year 1940.
RGB 208 208 197
This light gray has equal amounts of its red and green RGB color values, giving it a slightly yellow undertone.
HEX # 293236
RGB 41 50 54
Gunmetal represents the color of various metals. It’s considered a shade of gray with a bluish tinge.
HEX # 949088
RGB 148 144 136
Stone gray is a medium shade. The color was used on Indian currency, particularly the 500 rupee note.